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Everything you need on your Thanksgiving table

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Baked Christmas goose with fresh oranges, apples and sage. Served with cranberry sauce and sweet potato souffle

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For all of you that enjoy playing host or hostess during the holidays, these are some products you’re going to want to look into. Whether they are functional or decorative, your Thanksgiving table would not be complete without these helpful and festive items. Turn up the holiday style for your Thanksgiving celebration.

Pumpkin side dishes

This set of four pumpkin shaped dishes will be perfect for decorating your harvest table while it serves the favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. Great for individual servings of stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and more, these dishes have handled lids to keep the contents warm. Leave more room on your plate when you add these adorable dishes to your table ensemble. Their measurements are 5 inches x 4-½ inches each. They are made from dolomite, ensuring they’ll be long-lasting. Microwave, oven, dishwasher and freezer safe.

Turkey bowl and spreader set

This bowl and spreader set is sure to be a conversation starter around your Thanksgiving table. All of the stoneware Damask Turkey serving pieces are fired in a lovely caramel food-safe transparent glaze, capturing the detail of well-known Florida artist, Paul Brent. Additionally, you can purchase the beautifully coordinated platters, gravy boats, deviled egg plates, condiment bowls, spreaders, salt and pepper shakers, buffet markers, wine glass charms to complete the set. This bowl and spreader will make a wonderful gift for your Thanksgiving feast hostess, or a thoughtful contribution to your own dinner table. It will leave you with a treasured serving piece that will become part of your own yearly tradition.

Pumpkin and Turkey Cupcake Salt and Pepper Shakers

Everyone will use the salt and pepper shakers, so why not dress those up too? This gorgeous Pumpkin and Turkey cupcake salt and pepper shaker set has the finest details and highest quality you will find anywhere! They have the following dimensions: Pumpkin: 3 inches x 2.63 inches x 2.50 inches; Turkey: 2.88 inches x 2.50 inches x 2.75 inches. A pair of pilgrims, a pair of Native Americans and a pair of turkey salt and pepper shakers are also available through Amazon.

Thanksgiving table decor set

If you have no idea where to begin with setting up your table, or getting all the decor just right, this is the kit for you! It includes a 120 x 72 inch white Thanksgiving tablecloth, 10 20 x 20 inch matching dinner napkins with ten beautiful ribbon napkin ties, a burlap table runner and all the necessary holiday decor including: harvest vegetables, pumpkins, gourds, maple leaves, a cornucopia basket and pine cones. Everything you need to set your holiday table beautifully. Also, just in case, there are instructions for proper table setting for a polished look. It doesn’t get any easier than this!

Turkey serving tray

Need a helping hand this year? This adorable turkey is a cute and helpful addition to your Thanksgiving table as he holds your appetizers, desserts and more. Hand-painted with charming details, the festive turkey wears a pilgrim outfit and carries an 8″ glass plate. Hand wash only. It is made of resin glass. Its measurements are 5 ¾ inches long x 5 ¼ inches wide x 9 ½ inches tall.

Roaster oven

On Thanksgiving Day, you’ve got a million things to bake or roast or cook in the oven. The turkey takes the longest, and takes up the most space. Try this alternative to baking the turkey, and roast it instead with this roaster oven! It roasts, bakes and slow cooks to perfection. This Oster 22-quart oven is designed with a unique, self-basting lid to keep foods moist, nutritious and delicious. As a self-contained roaster, it uses the steam from cooking to lock in juices, so you can serve mouth-watering, flavorful meals to guests when entertaining. It also shortens cooking time and eliminates the need for constant hand basting. It can accommodate a turkey up to 26 lbs. The variable temperature control dial sets roaster to cooking temperature from 150F to 450F. Removable, enamel-on-steel roasting pan and roasting rack are included. Stainless steel finish.

Silverware and napkin holders

Make even your silverware festive this year! These colorful and clever turkeys hold your silverware, while the napkins double as their tailfeathers. The set includes four turkeys whose wings wrap around your silverware. Four plaid napkins slip into the backside to create their tailfeathers. Hand wash the holders; machine wash the napkins. Napkins are 13 inches (square) and the holder is 6 inches long x 5 ½ inches wide.

Don’t forget to plan ahead for vegetarians and check out our vegan thanksgiving ideas!

Kaitlyn is a graduate from Lee University and is a staff editor for R.H. Boyd Publishing. She enjoys travel, books and penguins. When she's not working, she dreams of seeing the world.